Saturday, November 15, 2008

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea 2 Kina (Polymer) unc 1996
Front Design: Bird of Paradise members of the family Paradisaeidae of the order Passeriformes...They are found in eastern Indonesia, Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea, and eastern Australia
Back Design: Mt Hagen axe, Kula Arm band from Milne Bay, engraved dogs teeth from Bouganville, and a clay pot from the Sepik region.

Papua New Guinea introduced its own notes 2, 5, and 10 kina to replace australian dollar on the 19th April 1975. In 1991 all the Papua New Guinea banknotes have been produced in polymer.

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